Metropolis Issue 932

February 3, 2012
Star Struck

Kamasami Kong interviews the all-singing, all-dancing star, fresh from a run of performances at New Lex

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Global Village

Gift ideas good for more than your relationship

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Mediabox

Lettering us have it

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Aries

Friends are pretty much where it’s at this week. Don’t beat yourself up if you keep getting distracted by their antics, laughter, and love. They want you around—they need you too! Aries is so fiercely independent, sometimes you forget you have qualities of your opposite Sign Libra, a socializing fiend. So let yourself be held ...

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Horoscope

You have two open windows in your chart. One is the sector of long-distance travel (or journeys of the spirit). The other is your career. These indicate flexibility in an important choice. No pressure, but everything you do leads to the outcome. If you are sure, stay focused and let no one stand in your ...

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Capricorn

Plan for a destiny breakthrough. The point of Vertex in your Sign near Pluto means you’ve either found the love of your life and aren’t willing to move forward, or you need to move! Jupiter in your area of where you live could become a sexy scene. You have respect for patience and those who ...

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Gemini

This is a power week if you want to be famous, travel, get a job, hang out with friends or just flow smoothly into a blissful reverie. What it’s not about is being alone. Even if you try, the Stars won’t let it happen. Knowing this, you can plan what to wear, your hair, where ...

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Horoscope

This is it. The week Neptune moves into your Sign for the first time in eight generations. On Friday. The great thing about Pisces is you can remove yourself from the opinions of the world. You can feel what is real, eons before it’s officially announced. You can dive into the depths without anyone knowing ...

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Horoscope

You have plans. Big plans. You are one to succeed, really, because of your big heart. Responsibilities to others may seem overwhelming this week. You don’t have to be perfect. You are perfect just the way you are! Karmic conditions present you with an overview to consider. If you are in a relationship, your partner ...

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Horoscope

This could be your lucky week if you keep your nerve. What is called the Part of Fortune is in Sagittarius. It represents your worldly success. Ah, do I have your attention now? It’s your own belief in yourself that turns the tables. Healing is happening at home, though it may not seem like it. ...

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Horoscope

Wow what a week. Mercury, the Sun, and Pallas Athene brighten romance. Feel free to relax and be yourself. As promised, Neptune moves into Pisces—you may want to swim or take a hot bath and submerge. Dreams will be more vivid, with interpretations possibly tricky to pinpoint. Spend your money on yourself. Upgrade what makes ...

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Horoscope

The dreams you hold dear are going through a bit of a revision. The dark moon Lilith blends with expansive Jupiter this week. In your chart, Lilith is whispering for you to go to any creaky corners of dreams you had when you were “little.” What did you believe the world held for you? Do ...

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The Last Word

The notorious ex-expat wife has been forced into hiding

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Aquarius

For Aquarians born from February 3-9, happy birthday! Mercury, the Sun, Pallas Athene and Neptune in your Sign bring a message long-awaited. You are in the process of reinventing yourself (if someone else isn’t doing it for you). The majority of planetary energy is on one side of your chart. This indicates you are more ...

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Cancer

Too much thinking can make a Cancer feel water-logged. Cancers are moved by feeling, not by the cut-and-dried logic of the world. You’re famous for approaching your goals sideways. It works, so why dispute it? When that restless current moves through you, you’ll know you’re picking up on a connection. No need to pretend, it’s ...

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The Goods

Loving gifts plus a heartwarming GIVEAWAY

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Horoscope

You may be in the midst of a clean-up or a clear-out. Mars, still in Virgo, isn’t going to let you get away without excising any toxic conditions. This includes emotions (blech, or yay!), and holding onto the past. There just isn’t time or the support to live that way anymore. If you couldn’t follow ...

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Features

A new book on otaku spaces removes the kamen from the rider

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Upfront

Rebirth

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Advertorial

Choco terminology plus other Valentine treats

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The Small Print

This week's required reading

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Upfront

Nostalgic vending machine guide

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Upfront

Pussy on the decks

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Bites

Sink your teeth into some mock meat

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Bites

110 years of chocspertise

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Bar Reviews

Yokohama’s British pub reborn

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Bites

Why use bread when you can use “chicken”

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Bites

Sip and strap

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Restaurant Reviews

Follow your nose to niku heaven in Azabu

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Bites

Why did the Mexican...

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Bites

The haunt for hop- and metalheads has moved

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Agenda

Putting more ’70s tribute bands out of business

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Japan Beat

Shouty raps, slashing beats—and a bottle of wine

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Music

The English-Italian diva pens torch songs for the new millennium

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Agenda

Possibly the world's smallest circus

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Agenda

The British metal warhorse is still selling out arenas

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Agenda

Bizen ceramics on display

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Agenda

Claude McKnight’s a cappella group with New Japan Philharmonic

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Agenda

Young artists return from overseas

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Agenda

Japan’s leading drum ‘n’ bass export

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Cinematic Underground

Unearthing the other side of cinema

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Eiga

A massively popular film franchise can do wonders for your career

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Movie News

Most Japanese filmmakers aim to have their works screened overseas, but that rarely happens even with big budgets and household-name stars. However, director Keiichi Kobayashi is seeing the dream come true with a low-budget, black-and-white debut starring first-time actors. About the Pink Sky tells the story of three high-school girls whose lives take an unexpected ...

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Movie Reviews

Action, drama and a socially conscious message—done not particularly well

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Movie Reviews

Honest tale of both romantic and filial love

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Movie Reviews

Way better than Don’s making it sound

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Movie Reviews

Lives up to its name

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Movie Reviews

Kind of works as a screwball caper comedy

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